|MIT 5.95J Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering, Spring 2009 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
This participatory seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. This course is designed for graduate students interested in an academic career, and anyone else interested in teaching. Readings and discussions include: teaching equations for understanding, designing exam and homework questions, incorporating histories of science, creating absorbing lectures, teaching for transfer, the evils of PowerPoint, and planning a course...
Keywords: teaching; college-level science; engineering; course design; equations; designing; exam questions; lectures; evils of PowerPoint; planning; course; politics in academia; blackboards; slides; lecture performance